6 Trends to Watch for in 2015

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  • 1. Trends to watchfor in 2015Jane Weissman, CEO/PresidentInterstate Renewable Energy CouncilSPI 2014
  • 2. Grid benefits from net-metered systemsMove from net-metered customers asfreeloaders and promote net meteringas a full-benefit packageReasoned consistency through standardvaluation methodology
  • 3. Preemptive moves through qualityassurance systemsCredible credentials minimizeperformance riskClean Energy Credentialing CoalitionBuild in quality safeguardsAvoid consumer and investor backlash
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  • 5. Preemptive moves through qualityassurance systemsCredible credentials minimizeperformance riskClean Energy Credentialing CoalitionBuild in quality safeguardsAvoid consumer and investor backlash
  • 6. Consumers as hosts of systemsConsumers taking advantage of innovationWho serves the customeris changingSurvey says – people place far more weighton environmental harm than on cost.
  • 7. Lots of moving parts –system reliability, customerengagement, DER integration,rate design, storage integration…Grid accessData accessHow deep can we play?
  • 8. Skill gaps obstruct marketsTraining professions that “touch” solarSide-track competencies – Look at specialtytraining and micro-credentialsTraining keeping in time with changing markets;not playing catch-up
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  • 10. Skill gaps obstruct marketsTraining professions that “touch” solarSide-track competencies – Look at specialtytraining and micro-credentialsTraining keeping in time with changing markets;not playing catch-up
  • 11. Market value =Training leads to jobsCertification lead toquality assurancesValue measured in dollarsTaking the guesswork out offinding meaningful credentialsA credentialed workforcemakes recruitment, screeningand hiring straightforward.A credentialed workforceresults in less overtime, lessdowntime, and fewer call-backs.
  • Description
    IREC's President/CEO, Jane Weissman, presents a high level-view of what's likely to come your way in 2015 – regulatory and quality workforce development…